工作风格差异 – 新员工可能对新公司内部的工作方式不太了解，而且由于不同的员工以不同的方式工作，同样可能是发生有关人格冲突的主要原因DeMarr 2012）。工作方式上的差异是每个工作场所的现实情况，一旦有一部分员工有责任尽快完成任务，其他员工等到任务的最后期限已经接近。因此，如果新员工快速或放松地工作，退出的员工可能会感到不如意。
背景差异 – 新员工有可能与现有员工有不同的宗教背景，政治观点，社会经济地位，种族和性别。发现同样的方面是不同观点出现的关键原因，因此主要影响个人与他人交往的方式。
Within the identified situation both the new employee and existing employees have certain perceptions and thoughts regarding the other party. Thus, the issue is more about the misinterpretations and misconceptions of a new employee’s doing or attitude (Baron 2010). To adequately understand the concerned situation, it is essential to gain a better understanding of the following elements:
ØFactors influencing the nature o f personality conflict
ØConsequences of the conflict
Factors influencing the nature of Personality Conflict
It is clearly evident that the conflict occurred in the first meeting of new employee with existing employees, thus most of the factors that add to the intensity of personality conflict include the differences in work style, background, attitude, and cooperation. It is important to note that each of these factors are the traits of an individual personality.
Work style differences – It is possible that the new employee is not well aware of the work style within his / her new company and since, different employees work in different ways, the same may be the primary reason behind the occurrence of concerned personality conflict (DeMarr 2012). The work style differences are the reality in each of the work places as where some of the employees complete their tasks as soon as they are obliged to the same and work quickly, some other employees wait till the deadline of the task is quite near. Thus, the exiting employees may gain an inferior feeling if the new employee works either quickly or in a relax manner.
Background differences – It is possible that the new employee has different religious backgrounds, political views, social economic status, ethnicity, and gender, from the existing employees. The same aspects are found to be the key reason behind the rise of different perspectives, thus majorly impacting the way an individual interacts with others.